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New York Times, Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
Iowa birthplace of Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 2017, The New York Times5/3/17 ( No. 24,648 )
Across
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Virgo/Libra mo. : SEPT
5
Parisian parent : PERE
9
Give an epidural, e.g. : NUMB
13
Walk in wooden shoes, say : CLOMP
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La Salle of "ER" : ERIQ
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Cornell of Cornell University : EZRA
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Wayne Gretzky, for about half of his playing career : OILER
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Iowa birthplace of Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren : SIOUXCITY
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Start of a punny quip about two professionals : WHENADENTIST
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Word on a candy heart : LUV
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Vintner's vessel : VAT
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"Them" author Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
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Quip, part 2 : ANDMANICURIST
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Luxury hotel amenity : SAUNA
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Month after juillet : AOUT
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Stars and Bars org. : CSA
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Vogue competitor : ELLE
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Quip, part 3 : ARGUE
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Bit of burlesque : SKIT
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Shelter accommodation : COT
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La Española, for one : ISLA
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Olympic blades : EPEES
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Quip, part 4 : THEYMUSTFIGHT
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Comic Silverman : SARAH
49
Floater in a flume : LOG
50
TV sked letters : TBA
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End of the quip : TOOTHANDNAIL
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Tailwind for eastbound flights : JETSTREAM
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Almost any "Li'l Abner" character : YOKEL
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James with a posthumous Pulitzer : AGEE
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Kosovo native : SERB
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Month after diciembre : ENERO
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Beethoven's German birthplace : BONN
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"I've got this one" : ONME
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Formerly, in old times : ERST
Down
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Look that says "I'm not happy" : SCOWL
2
Yale of Yale University : ELIHU
3
One with a high bar to reach : POLEVAULTER
4
Counterfeiter-catching Feds : TMEN
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Euro forerunner in Spain : PESETA
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Burnett of CNN : ERIN
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"You're a regular ___!" (Kramden cry) : RIOT
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Prefix with angular or lateral : EQUI
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Drink with ambrosia : NECTAR
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Six-Day War weapon : UZI
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Mohawk sporter on "The A-Team" : MRT
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Horse with a reddish-brown body : BAY
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Russian newspaper founded in 1912 : PRAVDA
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Crosses off : XSOUT
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Hydroelectric project : DAM
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Ballpark gate employee : TICKETTAKER
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Davis of "Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries" : ESSIE
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Ballpark figures? : STATS
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U-turn from SSW : NNE
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Bother persistently : NAGAT
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Note in a kitty, perhaps : IOU
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Stick that's chalked : CUE
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Sunni and Shia, for two : SECTS
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Pacific greeting : ALOHA
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The Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
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"Kidnapped" monogram : RLS
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Three-dimensional fig. : SPH
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Comment made while sweating : IMHOT
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Pre-Easter purchase : EGGDYE
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Chinese revolutionary Sun ___ : YATSEN
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Served à la cherries jubilee : FLAMBE
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Particle with a + or - : ION
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Stands at funerals : BIERS
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Parcel out : ALLOT
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Words of approximation : ORSO
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Many a first-time voter : TEEN
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"First, do no ___" : HARM
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Poor dog's portion, in rhyme : NONE
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The "one" in a one-two : JAB
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What a rejection may crush : EGO
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Billiard ball with a blue stripe : TEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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